Royal Highness and Just Joey standard

Carrie_AZ(9/10 AZ)April 19, 2010

Royal highness with Just Joey standard in background also in background is Johann strauss this bush is going crazy with blooms.

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dove_song(WA State Z6b)

Ohhhhhhhhhhh . . . . there she is (meaning ROYAL HIGHNESS) in all her EXQUISITE beauty!! :) My favorite rose to put in a vase. Along with her delectable fragrance she's one of the reasons I say, "MAKE MINE A HYBRID TEA." Here in my semi-arid climate she's easy as pie to grow organically. Smooooooooookin' Hot!!

Thanks so much, Carrie, for sharing yours -- especially so since I won't see blooms on mine until June. :)

Take good care!!

Debbie

    Bookmark   April 19, 2010 at 2:40AM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

JUST JOEY! Can we see a photo of it close-up?
Renee

    Bookmark   April 19, 2010 at 3:05PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Wow!! Talk about beauty!! Royal Highness looks so delicate and ethereal. What is the smell like?

Carol

    Bookmark   April 21, 2010 at 4:54PM
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dove_song(WA State Z6b)

Hi, Carol! :) The memory of scent is very fleeting so it will be hard for me to describe ROYAL HIGHNESS'S fragrance as well as I could if I had a bloom right here. The best I can do since I haven't smelled one of her blooms since Sept.? of last year would be to say her fragrance is a PURE (not cloying -- thank goodness!) sweet rose with a hint of powder perhaps. :) Hopefully, Carrie, can bring in a bloom and describe her fragrance for you.

Debbie

    Bookmark   April 22, 2010 at 2:41AM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Oh!!! That fragrance sounds wonderful!!! I thought I had looked into that one years ago and had read that it had a tea fragrance (which I don't like). So I passed on it. But the smell you describe sounds perfect!!

Went up for another look - amazingly beautiful!!

Carol

    Bookmark   April 23, 2010 at 3:55PM
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